Build Software Engineer (UK Remote)

Posted 22 February 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
DisciplineGames Programming
Contact NameDave Moss

Job description

Aardvark Swift are working with Ballistic Moon as they search for an established Build Software Engineer to own and manage the build pipelines for the studio.

With a major project for a renowned publisher and their own IP on the way, they are creating new genre-defining games in Unreal Engine 5, making it the ideal time to join this established independent studio. You’ll be joining a rapidly growing team of highly experienced and passionate developers, focused on creating the outstanding and amazing games of the future.

Your responsibilities…
  • Build and maintain the build ecosystem for the studio including the autobuilder, static analysis, and smoke test pipelines
  • Help to identify and develop new features, tools, and parts of the build pipeline required in order to support the studio’s growth
  • Help to add and maintain build pipeline features to the studio’s hub tool
  • Assist in adding build pipeline feature hooks into the game when required
  • Collaborate with both the Engineering teams and the Director of Technology
The skills and experience you'll bring to the role…
  • 3+ years experience with C++
  • Excellent understanding of software engineering and software design
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of build pipelines, including the use of automation servers (such as Jenkins)
  • Excellent skills in one or more of the following languages: C#, Python, JavaScript
  • Outstanding critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Clear communication and troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to quickly learn and adapt to new programming languages and paradigms
  • Ability to work well with other members of the development team and the founders
  • Proficient in the use of modern IDEs
  • Be able to track, add and manage your own tasks proficiently using agile development
  • Experience in the shipment of a game title is a bonus
  • Experience with Jenkins automation server is a plus
Perks and benefits include…
  • Share options
  • Pension scheme 
  • Training and development
  • Private medical and dental for you and your family
  • Flexible working around core hours
  • Interest-free travel loan for those regularly commuting
  • Paid Sabbatical (2 weeks after 6 years, with 4 weeks after 10 years)
  • Local gym membership